Earn over 4200 US Dollars as Project Driver at Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO)

Job Title:   
Project Driver 

Organization: Lake
Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO)

Duty Station:
Jinja, Uganda

Remuneration: An
Indicative basic salary of USD 4,285.00 (G2 salary scale equivalent) per annum,
plus other related entitlements e.ga Housing allowance of USD 3,600 (per
annum), and a Transport allowance of USD 1,200 (per annum)

Job Ref: LVFO/TRUEFISH
/HR/2020/03

Reports to: Project
Coordinator

 

About US:

The Lake Victoria
Fisheries Organization (LVFO) is a specialized institution of the East African
Community (EAC) whose mandate is to coordinate the management and development
of fisheries and aquaculture resources in the EAC region. The LVFO Secretariat
is stationed in Jinja, Uganda.

 

About E€OFISH programme:

LVFO received a
grant from the European Union (EU) to implement -Contribution of Sustainable
Fisheries to the Blue Economy of the Eastern Africa, Southern Africa and the
Indian Ocean Region – ECOFISH programme. The overall objective is to enhance
equitable economic growth by promoting sustainable fisheries in the East
African-South African-Indian Ocean (EA-SA-IO) region. The specific objective is
to support sustainable management and development of fisheries, while
addressing climate change resilience and enhancing marine biodiversity. The
programme purpose is to support the implementation of fisheries management
interventions on Lake Victoria.

 

About TRUEFISH Project:

LVFO has further
received funding from EU through FAO to implement the TRUEFISH project. The
overall objective of the project is to contribute to the development of a
competitive, gender equitable and sustainable commercial aquaculture sector in
order to support economic development and sustainable management of natural
resources in the Lake Victoria basin. The project will deliver three result
areas which include BUSINESS (access to commercial networks), SKILLS
(availability and quality of local skilled workers in aquaculture-related
businesses) and SUSTAINABILITY (sustainable and bio-secure regional aquaculture
production systems).

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Perform
driving duties in accordance with schedule and instructions given by the
Supervisor;

·       
Utilizing
navigation apps to find the most optimal route;

·       
Responsible
for the cleanliness, safety and proper running condition of the assigned
vehicles; reporting to the supervisor any mechanical fault on a vehicle in a
timely manner.

·       
Ensure
adherence to service schedules and renewal of insurance premiums of vehicles;
vehicles have to be sufficiently serviced, with sufficient fuel and are always
ready for use.

·       
Advise
the Supervisor of any perceived threats pertaining to the vehicles;

·       
Ensure
that any trip outside the working station has a prior written approval;

·       
Up to
date maintenance of the vehicle logbook and any other reports in accordance
with the Organization’s Staff Rules and Regulations, i.e. (i) all trips within
and outside the working station must be recorded in the logbook, (ii) all fuel
requisitioned and the kilometers run by the vehicle, spanners, batteries and
tyres fitted must be recorded in the logbook;

·       
Any
accident or damage to the vehicle must be immediately reported to the
Supervisor, the Traffic Police and the Insurance Company.

·       
Interacting
with clients (where need be) in a professional manner.

·       
Maintaining
an organized travel schedule.

·       
Perform
other tasks assigned by the immediate supervisor.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The applicant
for the Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO) Project Driver should hold
an Ordinary Level Certificate of Education or equivalent

·       
Defensive
driving/Advanced driver’s certificate (VIP) or equivalent

·       
At least
three (3) year’s driving experience with a reputable organization.

·       
A valid
driver’s license (suitable for car, suv, van, minibus, pickup)

·       
Excellent
organizational and time management skills.

·       
Exceptional
interpersonal skills.

·       
Good
verbal and written communication skills.

·       
Proficiency
using navigational devices/softwares.

·       
Reference
letter(s) from previous employer(s)

·       
Certificate
of competence

 

Remuneration: An
Indicative basic salary of USD 4,285.00 (G2 salary scale equivalent) per annum,
plus other related entitlements e.ga Housing allowance of USD 3,600 (per
annum), and a Transport allowance of USD 1,200 (per annum)

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online at the link below.

 

Click
Here

 

NB:

·       
Once you
have created an account, you will be required to upload an application letter
(pdf), detailed curriculum vitae (pdf), photocopies of academic certificates
(pdf), names and contact details of three referees, and a copy of National
Identity Card (pdf), or Passport (pdf).

·       
Please
quote the respective reference number on the application letter

·       
Should
you encounter technical difficulties in submitting your application, please
send an email with a precise description of the issue and/or a screenshot
showing the problem to the email: support@lvfo.org

·       
Nationality
and age (birthdate); an application letter (Addressed to the Executive
Secretary and must indicate the Job reference number); Certified copies of
their academic degrees and other professional Certificates; and three referees
are key and must be provided

·       
Only
qualified candidates will be contacted. All invitations for interviews will be
done in writing.

·       
 LVFO Staff Rules and Regulations precludes
consideration of applicants above fifty-five (55) years of age

·       
LVFO
does not require candidates to pay money for the recruitment process.

 

Deadline: Thursday, 3rd September 2020 by 17:00hrs local
time.

 

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